Women's Health

So You’ve Got a Mustache

there was a time, not that long ago, when the state of your mustache was considered classified information outside your closest friends. But social media, and Instagram specifically, has brought many beauty taboos out of the shadows… including facial hair. It’s where women— glamorous women! famous women!—are candidly discussing their ’staches and more. Where beauty entrepreneur Huda Kattan revealed a face-shaving routine that went viral. Where actress Thandie Newton flashed a selfie while bleaching her upper lip.

And whether you groom your lady beard or let it be, the takeaway from these conversations is this: There is nothing abnormal or unnatural

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Women's Health

Women's Health1 min read
Katrina Scott
The cofounder of Tone It Up (TIU) jokes that the fitness platform and community is her firstborn, but her second, Bella, might be her biggest feat yet. Just ask her 309K followers who are journeying through the “fourth trimester” with Scott, 35, than
Women's Health2 min read
Flexibility (Finally!)
The old-school 9-to-5 doesn’t take into account that your therapist keeps the same hours or that school pickup is at 3 p.m. “The standard one-size-fits-all day simply hasn’t kept up with the demands and complexities of modern life,” says Annie Dean,
Women's Health5 min read
DIY Science
For over a decade, Dana Lewis managed her type 1 diabetes with an under-the-skin glucose monitor. When it pinged to indicate her blood sugar was low, she pushed a button on her insulin pump to deliver more of the hormone. But the alarm wasn’t loud en